Predictable

“All your works shall give thanks to you, O Lord, and all your faithful shall bless you. They shall speak of the glory of your kingdom, and tell of your power, to make known to all people your mighty deeds, and the glorious splendor of your kingdom. Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures throughout all generations.” Psalm 145:10-13 In Thomas a Kempis’ work titled The Imita…

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Greater

“For the Son of Man is going as it has been determined, but woe to that one by whom he is betrayed!" Then they began to ask one another, which one of them it could be who would do this. A dispute also arose among them as to which one of them was to be regarded as the greatest.” Luke 22:22-24 These three sentences are such a brilliant glimpse into the human condition we all live with every day…

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Not Yets

“For God alone my soul waits in silence, for my hope is from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken. On God rests my deliverance and my honor; my mighty rock, my refuge is in God.” Psalm 62:5-7 I don’t know about you, but the list of things in my life that are not ‘exactly as I would want them’ is pretty big. Maybe you’re the same way; maybe you have dreams that aren’t…

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Let's talk about that thing no one wants to talk about

Suicide. We don’t even like to say the word, and when we do it usually comes out in some sort of hushed tone. So let’s talk about it clearly now. The odds are really high that you know someone who has been affected by suicide. Maybe they struggled with ideas of suicide, maybe they attempted, and maybe you knew someone who has died by suicide. Maybe you’re somewhere on that list. Not many people are c…

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Waterproof Phones

I had an interesting conversation with a few friends the other day about the addition of water-resistance to newer model cell phones. All of us thought it to be a reasonable inclusion in a new product, but for different reasons. Some saw the benefit the new feature would bring in damage prevention from accidents (drops in puddles, spilled drinks, etc…) while others thought the benefit was in the n…

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